Michael Gray Gibson ’76

Mr. Michael Gray Gibson, 65, passed away unexpectantly at home on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

A native of Charlotte, he was born May 25, 1954, the son of the late Bob Gray and Dorothy Warden Gibson.

Michael was a 1972 graduate of Davidson College and a 1975 graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law. He was a former Assistant District Attorney for Mecklenburg County and joined Rod Dean in 1989, becoming a partner in 1991, forming Dean & Gibson Attorneys At Law.

Michael was a devoted husband and father.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Gibson.

Survivors of Mr. Gibson include his loving wife of 32 years, Martha Chitwood Gibson; sons, Jon and David Gibson, all of Bessemer City, NC; stepson, Jeff Blackwell and wife Jessica of Austin, TX; and sister, Theresa Gibson of Winston-Salem, NC.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 17, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. in Founders Chapel of the funeral home, with the Rev. Dr. Ross M. Wright officiating.

A private service of committal will be held for the family at Long Creek Church Cemetery in Dallas, NC.

Condolence messages and remembrances of Michael may be shared at www.McLeanFuneral.com.

McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mr. Gibson.

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